A New, Blue And Rare Species Of Crayfish Was Recently Discovered In Ohio

Did you know crayfish can also be blue? A long-term search for the rare and colorful blue crayfish in Ohio officially ended last month. The first blue crayfish was spotted in Monroe County this May, making it a newly documented species in the Buckeye State. This rare discovery took place in eastern Ohio after researchers spent years studying and searching.

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Address: Monroe County, OH, USA